Aswan

$165,00

Temple of Horus - Temple of Kom Ombo


Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 1 day
Maximum number of people: 10
Location: Egypt, Aswan, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo
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Tour’s Program

Early morning pickup from your hotel in Aswan by an air-conditioned car that will take you to see the Temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. The temple, dating to the Ptolemies, is built on a high dune overlooking the Nile. Ptolemy VI Philometor started building the actual temple in the early second century BC. Ptolemy XIII built the outer and inner hypostyle halls. The outer enclosure wall and a part of the court were built by Augustus sometime after 30 BC, and are mostly gone. There are also tombs from the Old Kingdom in the vicinity of Kom Ombo village. After this temple you will drive to Edfu on the East side of the Nile. In Edfu you will visit the Temple of Horus, which is dedicated to the god Horus, the falcon-headed god. This relatively young pharaonic temple is well-preserved and therefore very impressive.
After touring the temples you will be transferred to Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle.
- All entrance fees included
- Qualified Egyptologist guide
- Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Mineral water during the tour
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Any extras not mentioned

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